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Sunday, September 22, 2019
Witch Plot

Witch Plot

On February 16, 2002, my girl friend and I were in front of the Pax Cemetery. It was almost dark, I looked through my driver's side window, and something told me to get out. I did not hear any thing I just could not resist. Then I happened to...
The Witch In My Room II

The Witch In My Room II

It's been several months since I wrote the story "The witch in my room" back in October, and the story hasn't ended and probably never will. My life can't go back to the way it was because of the evil that has stepped into it. I said last time...
Ghost Of Cherry Creek Dip

Ghost Of Cherry Creek Dip

I myself never encountered this, but I have always heard the story as I was growing up, and my brother who is 8 years older than me, claims to have witnessed it himself. There was a young couple who had just married. On their wedding night they were driving a...
Yokum’s Campground Ghosts

Yokum’s Campground Ghosts

I moved to Yokum's Campground for the summer while I was working as a climbing guide. Yokum sits in the town of Seneca Rocks.The area was a meeting place for Native Americans, as well as a burial ground. In the 1980s the burial grounds were excavated by the Smithsonian and...
Coopers Creek Rd

Strange Sounds at Coopers Creek

I grew up in Coopers Creek in Kanawha County, WV. I lived up a holler on top of a hill. I was in my late teens when this occurred. I am now 47. One night about 2 am, I heard a very loud screeching sound. It woke me up out of...
The Black Thing in Lewis County

The Black Thing in Lewis County

This happened to me this past hunting season in the woods right close to my home, keep in mind I been hunting these woods for years. It was the first week and I didn't see any deer. I didn't even see a squirrel. The woods were strangely silent. I...
Journey: Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Journey: Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

The fall air was breezy and as I became fully exposed to the chilly West Virginia wind, I felt an overwhelming sense of autumn nostalgia. October was more than halfway through, and I was quickly running out of daylight. I had reached my destination; the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, formerly...
The Little Blue House

The Little Blue House

So this story didn't happen to me personally, it happened to my dad's brother and sister-in-law and their two kids, however, I've heard it told so many times I feel like I was there. Anyway, it was around 1983-1984, my family lived in this little blue house in Guyandotte, WV. To...
Haunted Safe House

Haunted House On Lee Ave

I never believed other people’s ghost stories, until I experienced my own in 1986. I am a 31-year-old man who usually thinks rationally, but I still get the chills when I think of what happened to me and my two friends, Alan and James, that cold winter night. My friend...
White Thing

White Thing

It was mid-January in Four States, West Virginia and I was walking through the woods. I heard something rustling in the brush about 100 yards away. I walked up a right-of-way to see what it was. I wish I‘d stayed home. As I topped the right-of-way, what appeared to be...
LBH Glenville State College

LBH Glenville State College

Shortly after my retirement as a police officer, I went to work for a public safety training agency. They had a satellite location at Glenville State College, on the third floor of Lewis Bennett Hall. I was the training coordinator, and in addition to assisting with some criminal justice classes,...
Grandma’s Visit

Grandma’s Visit

When I was eight years old, my grandmother died of ovarian cancer. Her death severely affected my family, but she made sure some of us knew we were being watched. One day I was playing with a jump rope in my grandfather's yard, next door to our house, when something...